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Royal Vauxhall Tavern, 212 Upper Kennington Lane, Lambeth SE11

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At 372 Kennington Lane by 1938

A listing of historical London public houses, Taverns, Inns, Beer Houses and Hotels in the Lambeth parish, Surrey, London. This includes Kennington, Brixton, Lambeth, Norwood, Peckham & Waterloo Road.The Lambeth parish, Surrey, London Public House Trade Directory uses information from census, Trade Directories and History to add licensees, bar staff, Lodgers and Visitors.

Royal Vauxhall Tavern, 373 Kennington Lane, SE11  - in August 2007

Royal Vauxhall Tavern, 373 Kennington Lane, SE11 - in August 2007

Kindly provided by Stephen Harris

The following entries are in this format:

Year/Publican or other Resident/Relationship to Head and or Occupation/Age/Where Born/Source.

1869/Thomas Norton/../../../Post Office Directory ****

Benjamin, Sarah and George Griffin are the sons and daughter of Isaac Blewett Griffin,  of the Carpenters Arms, Princess Street, Marylebone. *

My great grandmother was Sarah Jane Blewitt Griffin, her brother was Benjamin Alipore Griffin; their father was Israel Blewitt Griffin. Sarah married Henry E Morgan in 1882 in Paddington. I have a deed setting up a post nuptial settlement in 1888, which refers to the " Royal Oak but now called or known by the name or sign of The Bridge House and being number 213 Upper Kennington Lane".  *

1881/Benjamin Griffin/Licensed Victualler/30/At Sea/Census ****
1881/Sarah Griffin/Sister/27/Tipperary, Ireland/Census
1881/George Griffin/Brother/23/London, Middlesex/Census
1881/Thomas Finch/Barman/30/Essex/Census
1881/Albert Eaton/Barman/21/Essex/Census
1881/Harry West/Barman/18/Buckingham/Census
1881/George Hillard/Barman/23/London, Middlesex/Census
1881/Annie Rouse/Servant/31/Norwich/Census

1882/B A Griffin/../../../Post Office Directory ****

1884/Benjamin A Griffin/../../../Post Office Directory ****

After the Bridge House Tavern they went on to own the Alfreds Head, Newington Causeway, (Elephant and Castle) which was sold at Auction in 1895 for 50,000 as a leased business (HM continued to own freehold); proceeds of sale were invested in land, housing development in the Kilburn/Willesden area where Israel- now retired- lived. *

1891/Poole & Venner/../../../Post Office Directory ****

1895/Cambden & Company/../../../Post Office Directory ****

1899/Frederick Hurdle & Co/../../../Post Office Directory ****

1934/Mrs Mary Ross/../../../Kellys Directory ****

1938/Mrs M K Shawthorne/../../../Post Office Directory ****

1944/Leonard A Harding/../../../Post Office Directory ****

* Provided By Leslie Edwards

**** Provided By Kevan

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